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What We Do

As a nonprofit partner to Louisville Parks and Recreation, Olmsted Parks Conservancy raises funds and advocates for investment; supports biodiversity and sustainability; and builds community in the parks.

Park Projects

We help fill a critical gap in funding for the Olmsted Parks system by providing an independent and dedicated source of strategic support and leadership.

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We protect, restore, and enhance natural areas in the Olmsted Parks system through our work in ecological restoration, woodlands management and horticulture.

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Community Programming

We deepen connections between parks and people through thoughtful and intentional community programs.

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Outreach & Advocacy

We center community voices through feedback from park users, neighborhood groups and other key stakeholders on important park matters, allowing us to better understand and address community needs.

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Help Us Plan Your Park!

The public input phase of planning the future of Beargrass Preserve is moving forward! Taylor …

Upcoming Events

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Shawnee Park Cleanup

As part of Louisville Tree Week, we will be hosting a volunteer event near the …

Shawnee Park

Shawnee Park Tree Stroll

As part of Louisville Tree Week, we will be hosting an interpretive hike starting at …

Shawnee Park

2023 Member Mingle

We are pleased to welcome all Olmsted Parks Conservancy members to the inaugural Member Mingle! …

Iroquois Park

2023 December Member Drive

Renew your commitment to supporting your Olmsted Parks during the December Member Drive!

Algonquin Park

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